We all have someone in our lives we call mom. Whether it be the mom who gave birth to you, the mom who adopted you, the mom who raised you, the mom who is your life mentor – somewhere, there is a strong woman in your life that helped shape who you are today. Keep reading to see ways you can honor her in the greater Seattle area and let her know how much she means to you!
Indulge mom with a MOMosa cupcake – champagne cake, blood orange buttercream frosting, and topped off with candied orange peel. These special cupcakes will be available in all six Cupcake Royale cafes and available for special order online from May 8 through May 14. On Sunday, May 14, Mother’s Day, Cupcake Royale will offer a Buy One Get One Free MOMosa offer – give one to mom and enjoy one with her, on the bakery! Find the nearest Cupcake Royale location near you here!
Satisfy Mom’s sweet tooth at Lady Yum with a Mother’s Day Macaron Bundle Package! Buy any box of macarons, bottle of champagne and candle, and get 20% your purchase, May 5-14. Please note that packages are available for purchase at Lady Yum’s Kirkland store only.
14th Annual Kirkland Artist Studio Tour (KAST) 2017
KAST, one of the largest studio art tours in Western Washington, showcases over 45 artists at galleries and home studios, May 13-14. The art tour takes a unique approach: artists will be on site working in many of the studios, offering visitors a chance to watch demonstrations, ask questions and purchase art directly from them. Most of the artists are residents of King and Snohomish Counties. A wide range of artwork will be on display and available for purchase among the various studios: jewelry, glass art, paintings, photography, garden art, sculpture, furniture, fiber arts, and more!
Mother’s Day Half Marathon and 5K
In this Kirkland Mother’s Day tradition, the Mother’s Day Half Marathon and 5k on May 14 will have runners and walkers of all skill levels participate in a scenic and supportive event. Both the half marathon and 5K courses incorporate a challenging and rewarding route along the shores of Lake Washington. Celebrate post-race in the wine and mimosa garden at Juanita Beach Park. Registration fees vary.
Woodland Park Zoo’s Annual Mom & Me Event
Celebrate Mother’s Day with the 27th annual Mom & Me on Saturday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Woodland Park Zoo. At this event, families can enjoy wild animal encounters, participate in lots of fun activities in the North Meadow and listen to zookeeper talks focused on the zoo’s moms and babies that can be seen this spring.
Bellevue Botanical Garden Mother’s Day Social
Treat mom to a delightful afternoon at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Mother’s Day Social on May 14. Enjoy light refreshments, music and strolls through the beautiful gardens between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Recoop Spa’s “Mamma’s Hideout”
This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of relaxation at Recoop Spa in Bellevue. The “Mamma’s Hideout” package includes a 60-minute Swaddle Me Please Massage, a Dewy Goodness Facial, and a pedicure and manicure.
Lesley is the founder and editor of What’s Up NW. Prior to creating WhatsUpNW.com, she was the Seattle city editor for AskMissA.com. For both publications, Lesley has covered fashion shows, openings, and local charity events. She has written numerous articles shining the light on local businesses, encouraging readers to always shop local.